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BREAKING: David Luiz completes £8m Arsenal transfer from Chelsea

Confirmation of the Brazilian’s move from London rivals Chelsea – worth a reported £8m fee – has come via the club’s official website as well as social media channels, thus making him the sixth signing of the summer transfer window.   He joins Gabriel Martinelli, William Saliba, Dani Ceballos, Nicolas Pepe and Kieran Tierney as the new faces at the north London outfit since the end of last season. It’s understood that Luiz has signed a two-year deal at the Emirates Stadium and will challenge Sokratis, Calum Chambers, Rob Holding, Konstantinos Mavropanos and Shkodran Mustafi for a centre-back spot under Unai Emery.   This deal also marks a reunion between [Read]

Leceister City Move To Secure Samuel Chukwueze’s Signature, Man City, Arsenal Show Keen Interest

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that English Premier League club, Leicester City have table a bid to sign Nigeria winger, Samuel Chukwueze. The 20-year-old is among the nine forwards Brendan Rodgers shortlisted in his efforts to turn the fortunes of the club around for the coming season. The former Swansea and Liverpool gaffer also pencilled Maxwell Cornet, Brais Mendez, Bertrand Traore, Leon Bailey,Florian Thauvin, Nicholas Pepe,Hakim Ziyech and Malcom on the shortlist. Leicester are understood to have made contact with the Villarreal winger, although Manchester City and Arsenal have also made enquiries. At 20 years and 49 days, Chukwueze became the youngest scorer at [Read]

JUST IN: Hazard Hits Two As Chelsea Maul Arsenal 4-1 to Seal UEL Title

BAKU – Eden Hazard scored twice in what was likely his last match for Chelsea to fire his team to a 4-1 victory over Arsenal in an all-English Europa League final in Baku on Wednesday. Olivier Giroud broke the deadlock just after half-time before Pedro Rodriguez doubled Chelsea’s lead. Hazard converted a penalty to make it 3-0 and then wrapped up victory with his second goal following a fine consolation strike by Alex Iwobi. [Read]

UEL: Arsenal star, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang booked for Black Panther Celebration [SEE PHOTOS]

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was booked for breaking out a new masked celebration for Arsenal on Thursday night in the Europa League. The striker scored Arsenal’s third against Rennes at the Emirates, and grabbed a Black Panther mask he had stowed behind the goal. Aubameyang put on the mask and celebrated in front of the home fans with the Wakanda salute. Black Panther was last year’s blockbuster superhero movie and was nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars . Wakanda is the fictional African country in the film that Black Panther hails from. The goal was Aubameyang’s second of the game as the Gabon international inspired Arsenal to a fantastic comeback against [Read]

High Flying United Ease Past Arsenal 3-1 to Advance in FA Cup Clash [READ MORE]

  Manchester United were hosted by Arsenal in the fourth round of the English Football Association (FA) Cup. Under their recently appointed Norwegian caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær, the Red Devils defeated the Gunners 3-1 and eliminated the latter from the rest of this competition. Goals from Alexis Sanchez (31st), Jesse Lingard (33rd) and Anthony Martial (82nd) gifted high Flying United victory on the night with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netting in the consolation goal for the Gunners in the 42nd minute. Armenian national squad captain and Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan is still recovering from his foot injury which he had sustained on December 19, 2018, and therefore he was not among [Read]

TRANSFERS: Bayern takes final decision on James Rodriguez joining Arsenal [READ MORE]

    Bayern Munich has finally decided that attacking midfielder, James Rodriguez will not leave the Allianz Arena in this January transfer window, amid interest from Premier League giants, Arsenal. Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, is reportedly targeting a move for Rodriguez. Rodriguez has spent the last 18 months on loan at Bayern Munich from Real Madrid and his future beyond the summer is uncertain, as he has struggled to hold down a spot this season. However, Bayern’s sporting director, Hasan Salihamidzic said the club will decide on Rodriguez’s future at the end of the season. Asked if Bayern will sign Rodriguez on permanent basis or let him leave to join [Read]

FA CUP: Arsenal to face resurgent Man Utd Side in Fourth Round Tough Fixture [SEE FULL DRAWS HERE]

  – Arsenal have been paired with Man United in the fourth round of the FA Cup tourney – The Gunners thrashed Blackpool 3-0 at the last stage, while Solskjaer’s men recorded a 2-0 win over Reading – Meanwhile, Man City vs Burnley and Crystal Palace v Tottenham complete the all Premier League affairs in this round – Defending champions Chelsea await the winner of Sheffield Wednesday or Luton to continue their title defence Arsenal have been handed the toughest FA Cup fourth round draw as they face rejuvenated Manchester United side at the Emirates Stadium. Having won the competition 13 times, the Gunners are the most successful team in [Read]

SPORTS GIST: Kid Sensation, Jayden Adetiba joins Arsenal after five-week trial from SuperSport United Soccer School

– The South African based wonderkid joins the Emirates side after undergoing a five-week trial – Adetiba would be looking forward to developing under Arsenal boss Unai Emery NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Premier League side Arsenal have land Nigeria-born Jayden Adetiba, who previously reside in the UK, after a five-week trial. According to a UK Sun report, the nine-year-old youngster who spent most of his early life in South Africa, has been plying his trade with SuperSport United Soccer School. Reacting about his switch to the Emirates side, Adetiba who is a die-hard fan of the Gunners says he is excited at earning a “dream” switch. “I thank God [Read]

SHOCKING: Spending 22 years at Arsenal, my biggest mistake –Wenger

Arsene Wenger says staying at Arsenal for 22 years may have been his biggest mistake and that he regrets sacrificing so much for the job . NEWS FLAKES Sports Desk gathers that Wenger told French radio station RTL in a wide – ranging interview that he may have been better off seeking out a new challenge sooner . Wenger stepped down as the longest -serving manager in Europe in May , having held the Arsenal job since 1996 . Asked what his biggest mistake in his career was , Wenger said , “ Perhaps staying at the same club for 22 years . I ’m someone who likes new things, [Read]